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Philips High School
Higher Lane, Whitefield, Manchester M45 7PH
Philips High School is a non-selective secondary school maintained by the local authority (Bury). It has about 880 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In February 2017 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Representation and Attendance. Relative weaknesses include Disadvantaged pupils and Attainment.
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Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix is slightly out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is in balance with the local community. Show details
Attendance: Above average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both quite low.
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Admissions: About average. The occupancy rate and offer rate are both quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Environment: Below average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are roughly average, while crime is quite high.
Attainment: Below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Destinations: Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite low. Show details
Progress: Below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are below average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Sixth form: There is no sixth form at this school.

Schools often provide or emphasise different subjects, especially in fields such as languages and the arts. The charts below show the relative popularities of exam subjects commonly sat at this school.
Popular GCSE subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
No A-level data
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